Netherlands: Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel

Site fact file
Natura 2000 Ambassador for the Natura Network Initiative... A representative of Staatsbosbeheer
Erik van der Spek
Country Netherlands
Natura 2000 site location Waddensea, Texel
Natura 2000 site name Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Natura 2000 site number NL 2003060
Size of site (hectares) 4657 ha
Key Habitat types 1310, 1330, 2110, 2120, 2130, 2140, 2160, 2170, 2190, 7210
Key Species types spoonbil, little tern, short-eared owl, stonechat, wheatear, Microtus oeconomus arenicola, Liparis loeselii
Key management issues Combining large numbers of visitors with high nature values. Increasing dynamics of the dune ecosystem. Restortion of ecohydrologicalsystems Restoration former duneslacs that has been turned over in to medowland. Improving of access for people with a handicap.


Natura Network Agreements
Organising at least one Green Days event per year Over 500 excursions per year and one large public activity.
Promoting Natura 2000 at the local level We promote the fact that the site is a part of the eropian ecological network. The megratorial birds are the key factor to acplane this. The spoonbil is part of the logo of the national park and a good accemple for this.
Involving local stakeholders in the management planning process - creating a local area partnership The management plan of Staatsbosbeheer is based on the National Park management plan witch developed with public participation. Important actions based on the management plan are discussed within the national park context and major actions have public participation in the planning face.
Agreeing to become an NNi ambassador Erik van der Spek is an NNi Ambassador


For further info
Site contact Erik van der Spek